[Bug 60465] Diplay Starts in 640x480 at 60Hz

BrianFitzgerald bjfandrf at hotmail.com
Thu Sep 14 20:14:36 UTC 2006

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: kubuntu-live

When the Kubuntu 6.06 Live CD is booted onto a system with an nVidia
GeForce4 graphics chip and a Iiyama LS902U plug & play monitor, the
display defaults to 640x480 at 60Hz and will not allow any other

It is necessary to reduce the height of the bottom ribbon channel to
even access the 'administator' button on the display settings menu.

It is necessary to select a different monitor and restart X before the
correct Iiyama monitor can be re-selected to use its resolutions.

The problem is caused by no 'modeline' values in the "Monitor" section
of xorg.conf when the Live system starts.

Note that the Live CD works fine on another computer with a different
graphics chipset (Intel 810) and the Iiyama LS902U monitor.  It also
works on the computer with the nVidia chipset, but with a non-PnP

** Affects: kubuntu-meta (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Untriaged
         Status: Unconfirmed

Diplay Starts in 640x480 at 60Hz

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